Tags: Sales

The end of broken chat sessions?

Freshworks has announced Freshchat, a messaging software solution to better engage with customers. Freshworks are claiming that this next generation messaging solution improves engagement. It is also promoting it as an improvement on legacy chat solutions used on websites. Using chat on websites is often frustrating. Moving away from the active tab can end the…

Oracle NetSuite issues clarion call in EMEA

Mark Woodhams, VP EMEA wrote a blog announcing that he would be quadrupling the size of the sales teams across Europe. This is twice the number that was alluded to earlier this year when ET spoke to David Turner, Senior Director EMEA Marketing about their growth projections. In fact it may even be on top…

Oracle goes five large

Oracle has announced that it is hiring 5000 new employees to support its growing cloud business in the US alone. The new roles include engineers, consultants, sales and support people. To date Oracle has already employed 4,150 people in US this year. This includes 2,600 cloud sales professionals and 1,500 developers. On the Oracle jobs…

Bringing the power of behavioural analytics to your sales team

Apttus has announced the general availability of its Incentives Compensation Management solution (ICM). The solution provides a comprehensive portfolio for companies to manage their strategic sales programs. The deliverables include commissions, bonuses, SPIFFs and contests for both direct selling teams and its channel initiatives. There are three main foci for the product: Incentives, rebate management…

Are firms investing enough in sales technology

CITE Research has issued a new SalesTech research report, sponsored by SugarCRM. It’s analysis of the survey indicates that businesses are reluctant “to spend money on new technology because of the impact on the bottom line.” The report indicated that 63% of UK companies spend at least $1,500 on technology annually for each sales representative.…

Yext launches location cloud platform

Location data management tools vendor Yext has launched a location cloud platform for business. It is aimed at allowing businesses to centralise all their location data to reduce duplication and increase accuracy. The platform contains a range of developer tools enabling them to integrate existing solutions into the Yext platform. According to Marc Ferrentino, Chief Strategy…

Deacom ERP introduces ecommerce platform

Deacom is an ERP solution that focuses on process and batch manufacturing. They have just announced the release of an ecommerce application within their ERP solution. Interestingly this is not a solution that needs purchasing separately. Existing customers merely need to upgrade to version 14.10 in order to access it. In the modern world, manufacturers need an…

Infor moves LCMS to the cloud

Infor has announced the latest version of its LCMS (Learning Content Management System). Not so pithily entitled Infor Learning Management Content Creator Cloud Edition they have luckily refrained from giving it an even longer acronym LMCCCE. While Infor products benefit from the sleek design from Hook and Loop it seems a shame that they don’t let…

How intelligent is your ERP software?

NetSuiteWorld 2016 had several announcements that were the culmination of years of development. Intelligent Order Management appears to be the start of a new journey for the company towards intelligent software. Announced by Zach Nelson, CEO, NetSuite in the first keynote, it was looked at in more detail in subsequent keynotes. Enterprise Times talked to…